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Broken sidewalks, dangerous intersections and steep ramps are just some of the chronic issues making life difficult for wheelchair users in Northeast, D.C.
If you take Metro, this next story may be a real eye-opener. The No Barriers team spent a recent morning riding the train with a D.C. woman who relies on a wheelchair or scooter to get around town.
Vertical lifts are designed to carry wheelchair users when an elevator isn't an option. But have you ever thought what might happen if they're out of service?
Just to get to her bus stop, Joyce Forrest risks her life.